City of Houston

A message from Council Member Robert Gallegos

The District I CIP meeting was at the end of Febraury. We had a wonderful turnout and great presentations by Public Works, the Planning Department, the Parks and Recreation Department, the Houston Parks Board, and Bike Houston. I want to give a special thank you to Mayor Turner for joining us and giving special attention…

Road Closures: Harrisburg Blvd.

Beginning Sunday, March 13, 2016, a road closure of Harrisburg Blvd. at the UP railroad tracks will require a traffic detour for three months. Motorists traveling between Lockwood and Cesar Chavez are encouraged to take the detours along Canal or Polk Street to avoid delays. METRO encourages you to support the businesses along Harrisburg by…

Summer Jobs Program

The City of Houston Summer Jobs Program is accepting applications through March 18 from students age 16-21. This is a wonderful program and great job experience. Participants will be on the job from June 13 to August 5, working 32-40 hours a week and earning $7.25+ an hour. Click here for more information and to…

District I CIP Meeting

Wednesday, February 24th From 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. HCC Southeast Campus 6815 Rustic Council Member Robert Gallegos encourages you to attend the annual District I Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) meeting. The CIP is a forward-looking document outlining infrastructure improvements in District I. This plan organizes projects by priority, project capacity and timing constraints, and…

Mayor Turner Speaks to Texas Transportation Commission

To mark the start of what will be an increased emphasis by my administration on achieving improved mobility for Houston, I recently traveled to Austin to speak to the Texas Transportation Commission, the agency that decides how state transportation dollars are spent. My message was very specific: the transportation strategies of the past are increasingly…

A message from Council Member Robert Gallegos

My first term in office was filled with many challenges, opportunities, and accomplishments. The District I team worked hard to strengthen relationships, and develop strategic partnerships with stakeholders and communities across the district. In my second term, I will continue building on those relationships. I am also pleased to announce my new position on City…

Inside District I Newsletter, Nov. 2015

I want to thank you for allowing me the opportunity to continue serving District I – the community where I was born and raised. I’m blessed and excited to continue serving our community as your Council Member. As we approach Thanksgiving and the beginning of the holiday season, I want to remind you of the…

Council Member Gallegos and TxDOT tour I-45 South

Area partners from TxDOT, Scenic Houston, and Downtown, EaDo, East End, and Hobby Area management districts joined District I, Council Member Robert Gallegos on a tour of the I-45 corridor to discuss proposed plans to spruce up the area in conjunction with the redevelopment of Broadway Blvd. and in anticipation of Super Bowl LI coming…

Plan Houston

Houston Planning Commission to hold a public hearing on Plan Houston Houston is adopting its first general plan known as Plan Houston. Plan Houston describes a vision for Houston’s future and identifies the policies, plans, and programs that represent the City’s strategies for achieving that vision. Visit the website at http://planhouston.org/ for more information. This…